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2278 Gotz (1953 GE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002278
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1487924467922732 5.6659e-08  
a 2.453479076377186 1.316e-08 au
q 2.088419921449378 1.3424e-07 au
i 4.20313773252408 5.3151e-06 deg
node 53.42039315045354 7.0547e-05 deg
peri 207.2317712150829 7.2555e-05 deg
M 79.4064910915731 1.8046e-05 deg
tp 2457090.882521586690
(2015-Mar-09.38252159)
6.9987e-05 JED
period 1403.692452550903
3.84
1.1294e-05
3.092e-08
d
yr
n .2564664356111476 2.0634e-09 deg/d
Q 2.818538231304994 1.5118e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1370  
   data-arc span      22885 days (62.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-04-07  
   last obs. used      2015-12-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52996  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 12:42:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.07289 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.23649 au 
 T_jup = 3.475 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5 mag n/a MPO337266  
B-V BV .634 mag .025 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=1; phase=4.71 deg.
U-B UB .229 mag .043 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=1; phase=4.71 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T FC   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 4 color indices

2278 Gotz (1953 GE)          Discovered 1953-Apr-07 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1953 GE = 1953 GR1 = 1976 GE2 = 1976 JG 
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